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I Battle Depression

If you're looking for depression support, meet a group of friendly people fighting depression and the feeling of being depressed. 58,423 People

    Everyone Needs To Read This - Depression is humiliating. It turns intelligent, kind people into zombies who can’t wash a dish or change their socks. It affects the ability to...
    genetica genetica 26-30, F 79 Responses Jan 24, 2013

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    When it's dark look for star * .... :)
    lost021 lost021 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    A Little Rant: - I don't think a lot of people know the difference between being sad and having depression. I keep seeing on here that some people are so "depressed" today. I think...
    Demonicfemale Demonicfemale 16-17, F 9 Responses Nov 26, 2013

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    Happiness Is A Choice? Bullshit....... - If you honestly deal with depression, you know that you "don't have a choice". People who say that happiness is a choice, don't deal with...
    peachturnover peachturnover 31-35, F 28 Responses Jul 28, 2013

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    Never say these things to someone who suffers from depression, or any other disorder/mental illness: 1: "You just need to give yourself a kick in the ***." 2: "No one ever said...
    tianajade tianajade 18-21, F 14 Responses Mar 4

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    I battle depression and many forms of anxiety. I am happily engaged and I know this guy is the one because he's the only one who puts up with my crazy moods. I just recently...
    drafrombrooklyn drafrombrooklyn 18-21, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    My friends and boyfriend think I overact. Think I'm to sensitive. I tell them if it was up to me I would be like this. They tell me then don't. They don't understand. It's not that...
    TheGirlThatAlwaysSmiles TheGirlThatAlwaysSmiles 18-21, F 78 Responses Dec 10, 2013

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    I hide behind a neutral face I act strong but really im crumbling on the inside...I am to scared to cry because i dont think i could stop the tears once they fall...I suffer from...
    WildNikolaRose33 WildNikolaRose33 31-35, F 2 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    "Difficult time is the greatest magician of the world, it can change the face of ur dear ones, in seconds" Goodnight
    lost021 lost021 18-21, F 2 Responses 31 mins ago

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    Once again I'm crying, and I don't know why.... I started reading about biological and chemical warfare, and I stopped once I felt the overwhelming feeling of paranoia again. At...
    Forget2Trust Forget2Trust 26-30, F 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    Why do you have to cheat on me?
    summerbeams summerbeams 18-21, F 5 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    The Stigma - There is a reason the subject of mental illness is so vitally important to me.  I know it intimately.  Having lived with chronic clinical depression most of...
    SeriouslySappy SeriouslySappy 51-55, F 144 Responses Sep 16, 2009

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    Downward Spiral... - Depression is humiliating. It turns intelligent, kind people into zombies who can’t wash a dish or change their socks. It affects the ability to think...
    kittysoftpaws kittysoftpaws 36-40, F 12 Responses Feb 21, 2013

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    This Puts It All Into Words I Couldn'T Say - I found this on tumblr,not sure who the original author is,but thank you to whoever it was.Having been depressed for around half of my...
    SparklyRain SparklyRain 18-21, F 14 Responses May 4, 2013

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    Recently I've been trying to be happy and upbeat but It's hard. The thoughts in my head just keep me back from it. I want a therapist but I don't think my parents will pay for it...
    Isabella545 Isabella545 13-15 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    5 Things Not to Say to the Depressed. - 1. Cheer up, turn that frown upside down, think happy thoughts !!   We are of course happy that the solution to our misery is as...
    SamOnHisSoapbox SamOnHisSoapbox 41-45, M 91 Responses Aug 11, 2009

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    No one understands the daily battle I have to fight
    leon789 leon789 18-21, M 7 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    I REALLY love this site. This room. This app. We are all so supportive here... I can't tell u how helpful it has been being here and hearing your stories and getting to share mine...
    TheSingerNB TheSingerNB 31-35, M 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    Hold Your Happiness Close. Hold Your Depression Even Closer. - I just heard a story on the radio about a woman who travels alone in places like Sudan and the Phillipines in...
    wundayatta wundayatta 56-60, M 19 Responses May 19, 2010

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    God . Please just kill me. Just do it please.
    HopefullyThirdTimeLucky HopefullyThirdTimeLucky 26-30, M 3 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    You wanna hear what a depressed person with nothing to lose feels? have a seat. If you think you change my mind, please, read this then comment. There was never any hope of me...
    Yearsgoby Yearsgoby 18-21, M 5 Responses 16 hrs ago

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    I cannot take it anymore. I Quit. I Quit.
    HopefullyThirdTimeLucky HopefullyThirdTimeLucky 26-30, M 2 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    Neverending Fight - Yes I battle with depression every single day of my life. Its part of my bipolar disorder. Some days are worse than others but Ive found a reason to live so I...
    groundshaker groundshaker 26-30, M 34 Responses Nov 3, 2012

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    I've been depressed since around October of 2013. I had a long distance boyfriend, my first love. I think that was one of the major reasons why my depression began. Then school...
    atlrauhlin atlrauhlin 16-17, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    This annoys the **** outta me. People who selfharm and/or are depressed keep whining about how sad they feel and how they want to cut. Just stop. ******* stop it. And don't you...
    absenceofsound absenceofsound 13-15, F 6 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    Depression Is Something You Can't Turn Off...... - and you have no control over your mood swings and other peoples views. I hate hearing people say things like "get over yourself...
    TwilightDream TwilightDream 36-40, F 38 Responses Oct 22, 2011

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    My Inner Monster - Depression has shadowed my life since I was 13 years old in middle school. I would experience strong waves of sadness that I couldn't comprehend at the time. I...
    sunnygirl93 sunnygirl93 18-21, F 16 Responses Jun 2, 2013

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    Did You Hurt Yourself? -             Someone has told me. " When you were harmed, I recommend you try….Try to pick a stone and Carry it and squeeze It! Squeeze it! Squeeze...
    FreakTurtle FreakTurtle 22-25, F 6 Responses Oct 6, 2013

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    Depression Is... - DEPRESSION IS NOT A STATE OF MIND! I am a Psychology major and it completely breaks my heart when I hear someone talking about someone who is depressed or wants...
    InnerBeauty12 InnerBeauty12 18-21, F 41 Responses Nov 12, 2012

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    Nembutal. Kind of hard to find. Any leads?
    Yerbamate Yerbamate 26-30, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    When it's dark look for star * .... :)
    lost021 lost021 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I stopped cutting for a month :)
    summerbeams summerbeams 18-21, F 9 Responses Feb 16

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    Clock Ticks, Nothing Changes - The sweeping hand tick tick ticks, but nothing ever changes.  And you need the time to pass.  Not because you have anywhere to be; you don...
    Little Bird Little Bird 31-35, F 205 Responses Apr 12, 2006

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    I've been at this for years. I should be used to it by now. Why is it still so terrifying when I realize that this round could last far too long?
    MyaCelph MyaCelph 22-25, F 2 Responses 19 hrs ago

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    In November 2001, I suffered a breakdown and was diagnosed with PTSD and Major Depression. My depression was treatment-resistant; fortunately about 10 years later I found an...
    onomatopoeiaCA onomatopoeiaCA 41-45, F 12 Responses Feb 14

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    Caption: A chart clarifying the differences between the effects of flirtatious behavior and sexual harassment. Essentially, flirting should be flattering and reciprocal, while...
    cbhermitwriter cbhermitwriter 18-21, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Confessions Of A Chronic Teenager - June 5, 2013 - Warning! This is a fairly long piece. Feel free to get your popcorn now, because this might take a while :P This was the final...
    Vermonsterr Vermonsterr 18-21, F 10 Responses Sep 8, 2013

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    I feel hopeless all the time after breaking up from 7 years with a terrible person who totally drained me out .... Will I ever feel love again ....
    Kayyee Kayyee 36-40, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    I have decided to give up depression for Lent.
    JoannaBe JoannaBe 36-40, F 16 Responses Mar 18

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    When someone tells me, "just cheer up!" or, "think positive!" or, "be happy." I just want to look at them and say, "Well gee! I'm cured! Thank you! I have been suffering with this...
    Jeradactyl Jeradactyl 22-25, F 8 Responses 1 day ago

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    Drawing a pic on her wrist whith a blade as if her maind isn't dark enough for her imperfections
    rawan99 rawan99 13-15, F 2 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    Depression:The Misunderstood Illness - uhhhhhhhh i dont really have a story haha but ill try im 26 and i feel like im 90 i feel like ive lived too long up until the fall of 2002 i...
    bv1986 bv1986 26-30, M 35 Responses Apr 23, 2013

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    Fighting Depression On Daily Basis - Keep up !!! Move some energy around!!! Live style!!!   I was born depressed. I didn't knew that in the beginning, but there was always...
    Bolek Bolek 41-45, M 9 Responses May 24, 2012

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    Depression is so weird. We put on happy faces to hide the fact that we are in fact so depressed, but at the same time, we pray for someone to notice and be able to help. For as...
    Sarah196 Sarah196 18-21, F 30 Responses Jan 12

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    I need someone to talk with
    imloved1234 imloved1234 18-21, F 6 Responses 1 day ago

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    Those bad feelings are coming back again.......
    GaleJake GaleJake 13-15, M 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    Is Numbness a Sign of Depression? - hello to everyone, ive suffered from depression in the past i think part of me has accepted that its part of my makeup, u have good periods and...
    LeeAnn LeeAnn 26-30, F 69 Responses Jul 31, 2007

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    This Is For You. - This is for you. I'm sorry you got bullied for being gay. I'm sorry your parents kicked you out for being a lesbian. I'm sorry you were raped as a little...
    IWillMakeYouThink IWillMakeYouThink 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 26, 2012

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    I need someone to talk to...
    summerbeams summerbeams 18-21, F 7 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    I always feel so empty and think I'm worthless because I can't do anything right. I have had depression for 2 years and it keeps getting worse and worse. I just don't want to be...
    lee521 lee521 13-15, F 3 Responses 20 hrs ago

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    I'm out of words, I can't even describe it anymore. It feels like nothing. I feel nothing. I am nothing. And I accept that.
    airisfleeting airisfleeting 22-25, M 2 Responses 14 hrs ago